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Bangladesh Protests Turn Violent Over Election Date

Political protests in Bangladesh turned violent on Tuesday after the nation's Election Commission announced elections for a new government will be held January 5. One man died and dozens of others were wounded in rallies across the country. Opposition supporters detonated scores of homemade bombs and removed railway tracks to disrupt train services on Tuesday, witnesses and police said. The Election Commission announced the date for the new elections on Monday. The BNP had wanted...

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